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Jock Coats posted a discussion

Budget rent changes and financing CLTs

In his budget last week Osborne announced that the LHAs would be frozen till 2020 and that social housing providers would be expected to *reduce* rents by 1% pa over that period.Now all the funding streams we had been in touch with for Oxfordshire CLT relied on the notion that we would start at the LHA level of rents (not terribly affordable in any case in Oxfordshire) and as we increased rents in line with the CPI+1% formula we would eventually reach a rental income that would enable us to…See More
Jul 15, 2015
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Jul 1, 2015
Jock Coats replied to Anna Maloney's discussion Insurance providers recommendations
"Hi Anna, Noticed your tweet to @oxfordshireclt about this. Do you mean insurance for the bare ground while you own it before development? Or post-occupancy buildings insurance? Jock Coats (finance, OxonCLT)"
Jan 8, 2015
Anna Maloney posted a discussion

Insurance providers recommendations

We will shortly be completing the land transfer on our first site at 325 Fishponds Road and we will need to insure the site. Does anyone have any recommendations for insurance providers or brokers that they've had a good experience with? Many thanks! AnnaSee More
Jan 8, 2015
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Oct 15, 2014
Dawn Chaplin is now a member of CLT Discussion Forum
Jul 31, 2014
nilky banach replied to Jennifer Aird's discussion Land Valuation
"Fair market value sets the price. :)"
Jul 8, 2014
nilky banach posted a blog post

Foreclosure defense: Can it save your home?

Many people unfamiliar with foreclosure defense don't see the reasoning behind seeking legal counsel during foreclosure. In many people's eyes, the homeowner is to blame for the foreclosure and why should a lawyer advocate for them. In actuality, foreclosure defense isn't about getting a person a free home. Ultimately the mortgage will need to be paid. However, foreclosure defense can save a home when nothing else will. Here's how.Alternative optionsFor those who have fallen way behind on their…See More
Jul 8, 2014



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